COURSE:  WENG 481 Contingency Facility Design

OBJECTIVE:  To provide fundamental tools to design simple facilities while deployed.

DESCRIPTION:  This course includes theories, principles, and techniques for designing simple facilities supporting contingencies and humanitarian operations. Specific areas covered include determining facility requirements and scope, site development, preliminary design, final design, and design review of a simple facility. A significant number of hours are dedicated to fundamental design in the areas of Architecture, Civil, Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical. Design considerations will include site selection, structural analysis, electrical analysis, HVAC analysis, plumbing design, and overall code compliance. This course is technically challenging and students will be expected to complete a series of design exercises in and out of the classroom culminating in a final facility design.

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Civil Engineering Lieutenant or junior Captain.

SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  Junior civilians in CEP, NCOs and SNCOs meeting other prerequisites.

GRADE:   Officer: O1-O3; Enlisted: E5-E9; Civilians: GS7-GS13, WS15+ - see prerequisites for degree

PREREQUISITES:  Bachelor's in Engineering or Architecture. Civil Engineer officers must successfully complete WMGT 101 prior to attending.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  NOTE: Due to the selection process involved in this course, students will be notified approximately two to three weeks prior to the course start date.

DELIVERY METHOD:  Web-based (1 week), then Resident (2 weeks)
  • 28Jan03Feb 2019 (Web-based); then 4-15 Feb 2019 (resident)
  • 29Jul-4Aug 2019 (Web-based); then 5-16 Aug 2019 (Resident)
This course begins with approximately 10 hours of web-based videos and on-line homework. The students have approximately 1 week to complete this work at their own pace. This work constitutes 10% of their final grade, will be fundamental for the resident portion, and must be completed as part of the course.

Course Enrollment Closes for all AFIT CE offerings 14 days prior to Course Start Date!

COURSE CREDIT:  7.5 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards


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HOW TO APPLY:  Select a date from the list below by clicking the button. (Note: Some courses are offered only once annually). Then click the Apply button.

04-Feb-2019 to 15-Feb-2019 / WPAFB Resident
05-Aug-2019 to 16-Aug-2019 / WPAFB Resident



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